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  • Hands On

    LG G6 hands-on, first impressions: Getting the basics right

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    LG G6 hands-on, first impressions: Getting the basics right

    A week after the launch of Samsung Galaxy S8 in India, LG has today launched the G6. Currently the closest competitor to Samsung’s flagship device, the LG G6 is priced at Rs 51,990. With its new smartphone, it is clear from the get go that LG’s focus is on overcoming the failure of the LG G5. After spending some time with the LG G6, here are my first impressions. More →
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  • WhatsApp iOS update lets users ask Siri to read messages; here’s how it works

    By on April 21, 2017 at 4:55 PM.

    WhatsApp iOS update lets users ask Siri to read messages; here’s how it works

    WhatsApp today updated its iOS app, which brings in some tweaks to the UI, support for the Persian language, and a new feature related to Siri. You can update the app on your phone, or head over to the App Store to download the latest version of WhatsApp. More →
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  • Apple iPhone ‘trial assembly’ in India to kick off next month: Report

    By on April 20, 2017 at 11:24 AM.

    Apple iPhone ‘trial assembly’ in India to kick off next month: Report

    It’s no longer a secret that Apple is going to assemble its iPhones in India. A new report suggests that Apple’s partner Wistron could start ‘trial assembly’ of iPhones at its Bengaluru facility as early as next month. More →
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  • Opinion

    Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+: here’s why pricing is key to success even for premium smartphones

    By on April 18, 2017 at 5:33 PM.

    Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+: here’s why pricing is key to success even for premium smartphones

    Samsung is gearing up to launch the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ in India tomorrow. If the global numbers are anything to go by, there’s quite a bit of buzz around the Samsung flagship smartphones. The enthusiasm is hardly surprising, when you look at the set of features the Galaxy S8 brings to the table. But it’s not just specifications and features that is tempting buyers; there’s one key aspect that Samsung has continued to get spot on since the launch of Galaxy S7 – price. If Samsung is as aggressive with its pricing as last year, its rivals will have a lot to worry about. More →
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  • Lenovo Days Sale on Flipkart: Deals on Lenovo P2, K6 Power, ANT VR headset and more

    By on April 18, 2017 at 10:46 AM.

    Lenovo Days Sale on Flipkart: Deals on Lenovo P2, K6 Power, ANT VR headset and more

    Lenovo and Flipkart are celebrating three years of their partnership with a two-day sale. Called ‘Lenovo Days Sale’, buyers can take advantage of deals and discounts on select Lenovo smartphones, laptops, tablets and accessories today and tomorrow. These smartphones include the Lenovo P2, Lenovo Vibe K5 Note, and the Lenovo K6 Power among others. Here’s a look at some of the best Lenovo Days Sale deals. More →
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  • Snapchat: Here’s the full unedited transcript of Anthony Pompliano lawsuit

    By on April 17, 2017 at 1:58 PM.

    Snapchat: Here’s the full unedited transcript of Anthony Pompliano lawsuit

    Snapchat has lately been in the the news for all the wrong reasons. Over the weekend a report surfaced online alleging CEO Evan Spiegel as having said that Snapchat app was only for rich people, and not for poor countries like India and Spain. The source of this comment is a lawsuit filed by former employee Anthony Pompliano, which also goes on to allege that the company fudged user data and mislead advertisers too. Now, the full transcript of the lawsuit filed by Pompliano has surfaced online. More →
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  • Apple iPhone 8 Touch ID sensor integrated into screen facing production difficulties: Report

    By on April 13, 2017 at 10:52 AM.

    Apple iPhone 8 Touch ID sensor integrated into screen facing production difficulties: Report

    The iPhone 8 is currently among the most widely rumored smartphones, and it is expected to be radically different from Apple devices of the past. But it increasingly seems like Apple’s ambitious plans are hitting a bottleneck during production. An analyst now claims that Apple’s suppliers are facing issues with the production of fingerprint sensors embedded into the display. More →
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  • Airtel Internet TV launched in India, subscriptions start from Rs 4,999

    By on April 12, 2017 at 2:38 PM.

    Airtel Internet TV launched in India, subscriptions start from Rs 4,999

    Airtel has today launched an Android-based set-top-box, which can essentially convert any standard TV into a smart TV. As the company explains, this is India’s first Hybrid DTH set-top-box. Subscription rates for Airtel’s Internet TV start from Rs 4,999. More →
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  • Apple iPhone 8’s rumored 3D sensing capabilities could be pushed back to iPhone 8s: Analyst

    By on April 12, 2017 at 11:02 AM.

    Apple iPhone 8’s rumored 3D sensing capabilities could be pushed back to iPhone 8s: Analyst

    It is all but clear that the iPhone 8 will be radically different from the Apple devices we have seen in the past. Among the many new features expected, one of the most anticipated ones is the 3D sensing capabilities of the iPhone 8’s front-facing camera. Now an analyst however claims that this new feature is unlikely to be ready in time, and could be pushed to the iPhone 8s. More →
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  • Sony Xperia XA1 with 23-megapixel camera launched in India, priced at Rs 19,990: Specifications, features

    By on April 11, 2017 at 5:33 PM.

    Sony Xperia XA1 with 23-megapixel camera launched in India, priced at Rs 19,990: Specifications, features

    Sony has today launched a new smartphone in India, called the Xperia XA1. Priced at Rs 19,990, the Xperia XA1 is a mid-range smartphone with the highlight being its photographic chops. Buyers can choose from white, black and pink colors, and the smartphone goes on sale today. The Sony Xperia XA1 is bundled with in-ear headphone MH-410, and three months free subscription of Sony LIV. More →
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